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Local Demographics & Statistics
Center for Urban Studies
Conducts and disseminates research for the metro Detroit area and provides access to crime surveys, housing studies, and demographic information.
Data Driven Detroit
Provides statistical information and reports for the Detroit area. Use MAPAS to create customized data maps.
Detroit Blight Removal Task Force
Information gathered from Motor City Mapping was used in the Blight Removal Report. Each chapter can be downloaded individually using the menu options at the top of the page.
Detroit Open Data Portal
Provides access to data and information about City government. Includes demolition tracker maps, parcel maps, blight violations, park improvement maps, and much more.
"Addresses socio-economic questions surrounding Detroit and Southeastern Michigan with charts and maps that provide a deep understanding of the structure of our region." From Center of Urban Studies from Wayne State University.
A comprehensive database of Detroit's property data. Includes an ongoing survey of property conditions, uses, and owners, as well as information on tax foreclosures and property auctions. Must create an account to use its full capabilities.
Provides statistical and demographic reports for the State of Michigan.
Michigan Department of Community Health
Provides reports on vital and health care statistics, communicable diseases, community health information and more. Data is provided at the state, county , and community level.
Michigan Crime Reports
Provides crime data for the state and county level starting from the year 2000.
Works with local governments in Southeast Michigan and provides reports on community profiles, transportation issues, employment forecasts, current land use and more.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Statistics on all forms of transportation in the United States
This site was created to make it easier for journalists to navigate data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Provides comparison charts and profiles, census tract information, and much more.
This US Census Bureau site takes the place of American Fact Finder. Provides population, housing, economic, and geographic information based on the 2010 census and other surveys for now. Users can search for information by zip code.
Provides detailed, informative profiles for every U.S. city from government and private sources.
Create demographic or consumer expenditure reports and maps and make comparisons. Use your Blackboar username and password for off campus access.
"Mapping the childhood roots of social mobility" through census tract data.
Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest)
A comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, published by the Federal Government. Use your Blackboard username & password for off-campus access.
United States Census Bureau
Gateway to census information on people, business & industries, and geography. It also has a flows mapper function which provides a look at where people are moving to and from.
Gateway to search for government information.